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Corn

Domesticated over 10,000 years ago, corn is a warm-season grain plant vegetable that is abundant in the summer months.

Origin:

Central Mexico

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant outdoors when danger of frost has passed.

Fall: SEEDS: Plant 15 weeks before first frost date.

Preferred Growing Climate: Sunny

Planting Depth: 1½-2”

Plant Spacing: 6-8”

Days to Germinate: 3-10 days

Days to Harvest: 50-100 days

In Season:

Summer – beginning of Fall (June-October)

Pairs Well With:

Most vegetables and proteins

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 86

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1.2 g   1%

Saturated fat 0.2 g   1%

Polyunsaturated fat 0.6 g

Monounsaturated fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 0 mg   0%

Sodium 15 mg   0%

Potassium 270 mg   7%

Total Carbohydrate 19 g   6%

Dietary fiber 2.7 g   10%

Sugar 3.2 g

Protein 3.2 g   6%

Vitamin A   0%      Vitamin C   11%

Calcium   0%      Iron   2%

Vitamin D   0%      Vitamin B-6   5%

Vitamin B-12   0%      Magnesium   9%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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